Students can enter the contest in one of three areas. “Maker to Manufacturer” asks students to explore the problems encountered by small-scale manufacturing processes. “Energy and Environment” encourages students to plan sustainable pathways to new energy applications. “Security Technologies” examines the need for computer network systems to be secure, private, and useable.
Submissions are due by February 15, 2017.
More information about eligibility and prizes is available on the CCICwebsite.
Know a STEM educator or researcher? The Research + Practice Collaboratory is offering STEM educators and researchers a $2,000 fellowship grant to attend research and education conferences in 2017.
As an R+P Fellow, you will receive up to $2000 to attend a 2017 educational conference in order to meet and learn from other STEM educators and researchers. For example, teachers interested in engaging with educational research might attend regional or national research conferences such as AERA, NARST, or NCSM. Researchers wanting to connect with educators could apply to participate at conferences such as ASTC, ISTE, NCTM, NSTA, orTODOS. You will be teamed up with 2-3 other Fellows and touch base as a group, along with a Collaboratory mentor, at least once a day during the conference.
The program is open to K-12 educators and researchers who live and work in the US.
The Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings grant offers opportunities for up to 12 early care and education agencies to provide a health and nutrition program intended for high need areas of New York State. Up to $2.3 million in funds is available for a 5-year term beginning in October 2017.
“EWPHCCS is an evidence-based, multi-level obesity prevention intervention that focuses on improving the nutrition and physical activity behaviors of low-income families and their children enrolled in registered and licensed child day care programs. This intervention also addresses environmental changes to reduce childhood obesity by influencing the nutrition, mealtime and physical activity practices that encourage wellness and healthy lifestyles.”
The LSAMP program provides funding to alliances that implement comprehensive, evidence-based, innovative, and sustained strategies that ultimately result in the graduation of well-prepared, highly-qualified students from underrepresented groups who pursue graduate studies or careers in STEM.
This program seeks to benefit racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders.
Full proposal deadline is November 4, 2016. Visit their website to read the full specifications and guidelines.